Design of Isolated Structures

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Task Committee on Seismic Isolation of the Seismic Effects Committee of the Dynamic Effects Technical Activity Committee of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE

Abstract: This chapter examines the design of isolated structures. Topics include governing design codes; design of isolated buildings; design of isolated bridges and viaducts; and issues related to selection of design ground motions.

Subject Headings: Bridge design | Structural design | Ground motion | Infrastructure construction | Building codes | Viaducts |


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